NCAA cancels March Madness tournaments, all other winter and spring championships

The NCAA on Thursday canceled its men’s and women’s college basketball tournaments, known as March Madness, in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The cancellation extends to all remaining winter and spring NCAA championships. The move comes after most of the NCAA’s conferences had suspended their postseason tournaments, including its “power conferences,” the Pac-12, the Big […]

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Spying on coronavirus: A little-known U.S. intel outfit has its most important mission yet

Last month, well before the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, a little-known unit within the Defense Intelligence Agency had already predicted that the outbreak would reach pandemic proportions. The warning came from the National Center for Medical Intelligence, a senior defense official said. The NCMI, as it is known, is an obscure […]

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